Life and Other Near Death Experiences

I finished this book two days ago and am having trouble writing a review. I can’t find fault with either the story or narration, but I don’t love it either. Or maybe I do. I really can’t decide how much I like it. This is one of my more favorite books of the category, though.

This book stands out because it is a novel. It also stands out because it is humorous, but I never laughed out loud. (continued by clicking on title)


Black Man, White House: An Oral History of the Obama Years

I really enjoyed the first two CDs of this audiobook. I laughed out loud a large number of times. I can’t help it; I’m a sucker for a full cast recording.

I was enjoying the book fully, then Hughley’s casual misogyny got to me. When you choose to listen to this book, you’re expecting a left-wing perspective, but all the female characters, besides Michelle Obama, are portrayed to varying degrees as harpies. (To continue reading, click on title)